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15:33
15:33

UNICEF Rolls Out Cash Assistance to Refugees, Host Communities 1 4

Speaking at the launch, Dr. Munir Safieldin, the UNICEF Representative to Uganda said the project will benefit selected 20,000 children in refugee settlements in four districts in Northern Uganda.
10:57
10:57

Uganda Has 5M Child Wives-UN UNICEF 3

Speaking at the launch and dissemination workshop of the second National Strategy to end Child Marriages and Teenage Pregnancies (NSCMTP) in Entebbe, Vedasto Nsanzungwanko, the Chief of the section of Child Protection, said that at a national level, 34% of the marriages had females who were married off before clocking eighteen
17:20
17:20

Kayunga Regional Referral Hospital Gets Oxygen Plant UNICEF 2 4

Eng. Steven Kimera, the Chief Executive Officer of private firm Genome, which installed the plant in February this year, says it has a double air filtration system that enables it to produce non-contaminated oxygen.
14:27
14:27

First Day of School Postponed for 140m First-Time Learners – UNICEF Education

In 2020, schools globally were fully closed for an average of 79 teaching days. However, for 168 million students, after the pandemic began, schools were shuttered for nearly the entire year. Even now, many children are facing an unprecedented second year of disruption to their education, and prolonging the first year of School which sets up the building blocks for all future learning, with introductions to reading, writing, and math.
17:06
17:06

Pre-pandemic UNICEF Data Show 1 in 8 Countries Spend More on Debt Than Social Services

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, countries with the highest levels of debt service including Chad, The Gambia, Haiti and South Sudan were spending at least U.S 3 Dollars on debt for every dollar going to essential social services, according to the report.
11:59
11:59

Coronavirus a Dire Threat to Refugee Education – UNHCR Report UNICEF 1

The report issued by the UN refugee agency today says half of the world’s refugee children are out of school and may not get back because of the COVID19 pandemic.
07:51
07:51

WHO Teams Arrive in Mbandaka as DRC Battles Fresh Ebola Outbreak UNICEF

The five latest Ebola victims, who included a 15-year-old girl, died between 18 – 30 May. But their deaths were only attributed to Ebola on Sunday following confirmation. Four other people who have contracted the virus - all of whom are contacts of the deceased - are receiving treatment.
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